19 NOVEMBER 2022


Starting from the Kerikeri Sports Complex, this naturally charming 5km track will take your breathe away. You'll embark on a peaceful journey through whimsical native trees, singing birds and flowing streams, to then secure a spot to see the Te Wairere Waterfall and all its worth, finishing up at the Kerikeri Domain.

Following the event, enjoy lunch on the domain while you groove away any aches and pains to live music. Don't forget about the Kerikeri Street Party, located in the heart of Kerikeri CBD where you can sample wonderful food, wine, and many other local specialties or just dance the evening away.

Win a Suzuki Swift


The Suzuki Swift can only be won by an adult Northlander.


Enter any Run/Walk Series event and you will secure yourself a chance to win this awesome 2019 Suzuki Swift! Pacific Motor Group Whangarei has again put this amazing prize up for grabs and it could be ALL YOURS... You just have to run or walk for it! 


Pricing Structure

Super Early Bird Entries - up until 22 May 2022

Early Bird Entries - 23 May 2022 - 30 October 2022

Standard Entries - 31 October 2022 - 19 November 2022

5km Adults

Super Early Bird - $21.00

Early Bird - $26.50

Standard - $31.50

5km Kids

Super Early Bird - $10.50

Early Bird - $16.00

Standard - $21.00

COVID-19 Sport Northland Event Policy
In order to hold a Sport Northland Event within the new COVID-19 protection framework (traffic light system), we must require the use of a vaccine certificates (for anyone over 12 years old). Anyone can get a "My Vaccine Pass" to prove that they have been fully vaccinated (some may have a medical exemption) and need to be scanned prior to the event.
More information about vaccine certificates can be found here
Given that all our events are held in Northland, if we find ourselves in the green or orange setting, we are good to go under the COVID-19 protection framework. If Northland is in the red setting or any form of lockdown, we will not be able to hold the event. In this case, the cancellation policy you recognised and accepted when registering kicks in.

Refunds & Transfers

Click HERE for the Refunds & Transfer structure. It is the same structure as the 21km

Course Maps

  • 5km - coming soon


Available at the following locations


  • Bus trips are free and depart from the Turner Centre.

  • Buses will run from 8.00 am until 8:30 am

  • Bus trips will take approx. 10 minutes

  • No buses will return to the start area from the finish after the event. There is limited parking available at the start area, and we recommended that you catch the free buses.

  • No buses are leaving from Paihia for the 5k​

Start Line

The start area will be based at the Kerikeri Sports Complex

Start Time

  • The 5km event will start at 9:00am.

  • For health & safety reasons the Event Organisers reserve the right to modify the start times if required.

Gear Drop

  • Hand in your gear to the administration marshals. There will be luggage labels with the marshals, please clearly write down your race number and tie the label to your gear and hand it in.

  • You will be required to bring your own bag for your gear. This makes it easier for the marshals to locate it for you.

  • You can collect your bag from the truck at the finish area on the Kerikeri Domain before 12.30 pm (event numbers must be shown).

  • Event organisers will not accept responsibility for lost or stolen gear.​

5km Aid Stations ​


Timing and results 

  • The event will use a timing system.

  • All participants will have their time recorded by an electronic strip connected to the back of their event number.

  • It is your responsibility to ensure that you are wearing the event number that has been registered to you.

  • Please do not mix these up with other participants.

  • Gun time will be used for official results.


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  • Prizegiving will be held on the Kerikeri Domain at approximately 12.00 pm.

  • Prizes will be given to the following categories. Top 3 Male and Female Finishers.

  • Participants must be present at the prizegiving and show their event number to claim their spot prize.

  • The spot prize draw: There will a be rip off tag at the bottom of your race number. If you are going to stay around for the prize-giving at 12pm please rip off the tag and place it in the Sports Prize Container after you cross the finish line.

  • In the case of bad weather leading to the cancellation of prize-giving, all prize winners will be notified the week following the event and listed on the event website and Facebook.

  • The Suzuki Swift from Pacific Motor Group will be won by a Northland adult entrant from the seven-event series who has opted into the Pacific Motor Group Promotion at of entry.

Bib collection

If you entered as a super early bird or early bird entrant and opted for postage, then your race number will be posted out. If you opted to collect your race number see the organised pickup location below.
Your event number will be supplied with pins; please attach this high on the front of your t-shirt or singlet. Event numbers are coloured differently to help us identify which distance you are in, and to ensure you catch the correct bus and that you are at the correct start line. 
  • Pickup location – Sport Northland – 97 Western Hills Drive, Kensington, Whangarei
  • Pickup 17 November 2022 – 8.00am – 5.30pm
  • Pickup location – Kerikeri Sports Complex, Waipapa Road, Kerikeri 
  • Pickup 18 November 2022 – 12.00pm – 8.00pm
If you missed bib collection, you can collect your bib number from the start line on race day. Allow plenty of time so you don't miss the start!

Event Safety Information

  • No PRAMS

  • No DOGS


  • The event is held on public roads. Always treat all roads as open and expect oncoming and overtaking traffic.

  • Please obey all traffic laws and regulations.

  • Take extreme care when approaching driveways and side roads – expect vehicles.

  • Where there is a lane coned for participants, you are always required to remain within the cones.

  • This 5km course is stony/rocky with slippery terrain in places and will be slippery if conditions are wet or there has been recent rain.

  • Marshals will be wearing high-visibility vests and are there for your safety. Always follow their instructions and those of the event organisers.

  • There will be a lead bike preceding the first participant (for the on-road section of the course) and a tail marshal following the last participant. If assistance is required, please stop and wait for the tail marshal or notify the nearest marshal.

  • No animals (except guide dogs) are permitted to accompany participants during the event.

  • Footpaths and footbridges are to be used where available.

  • Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult.



In the unlikely event of cancellation notice will be given on Northland’s More FM 91.6 and on our Facebook Page. Where possible attempts will be made to email participants, who have supplied an email address with their entry. While we will endeavor to make a decision to cancel an event as early as possible due to the nature of such events situations can occur quickly and without warning close to the start of an event.